A lecture by Kathleen Fraser entitled "The Secret Life of a Convicted Lyric Poet." Fraser traces her own history and literary development in relation to the lyric. She reads from Elizabeth Willis' "Some Thoughts on the Late Lyric" and an interview with Robert Gluck on the lyric and prosody. The lecture continues with Fraser reading from her own works, including: "Blues for Sylvia," "Gloom's Song" and "They Did Not Make Conversation." Topics: New American Poetry, New York School, lyric poetry
A talk, "The Uncontainable," given by Kathleen Fraser at the Naropa Institute July 5, 1996. Kathleen delivers her talk then opens up the room for questions. Steven Taylor and Lee Ann Brown take part in the Q&A.